The aorta is the largest and most important artery in the body. To care for it when something goes wrong, turn to the Aortic Program at the Smidt Heart Institute. The program’s interdisciplinary team detects and treats the full range of diseases that affect the artery, and provides access to groundbreaking surgical techniques and leading-edge clinical trials.

Conditions We Treat

We offer patient-centric diagnostic testing and treatments for heart conditions including aortic aneurysm, bicuspid aortic disease and Marfan syndrome.

Virtual Second Opinion

A second opinion can help you make confident decisions about treatment for your heart condition. With our Virtual Second Opinion program, we’ll guide you through every step of the process. 

Have Questions or Need Help?

Call us or send a message to the Aortic Program team. You can also have us call you back at your convenience.

Available 7 days a week, 6 am - 9 pm PT

TTY 711

Monday through Friday, 8 am - 5 pm PT